Mohamed Ali MosqueCurrently Closed
- Address: Cairo Governorate, Egypt
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Mohamed Ali Mosque - Review
Commonly known as Alabaster Mosque, Mohamed Ali Mosque is a holy shrine located in the Citadel in Cairo. This mosque was the largest such structure built during initial years of the 19th century. The interiors of the mosque are indeed impressive. As the mosque is located atop a hill you can enjoy breathtaking views of the pyramid here as well. The architecture of the Mohamed Ali Mosque is somewhat similar to the Blue mosque in Istanbul. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Cairo itinerary 4 days.
Mohamed Ali Mosque Ticket Prices
- Citadel: 40 EGP
Mohamed Ali Mosque Opening and Closing Hours
- The mosque is located in the Citadel which is closed on Fridays.
- It is wise to dress modestly.
How To reach Mohamed Ali Mosque by Public Transport
- Attaba station
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95% of people who visit Cairo include Mohamed Ali Mosque in their plan
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44.44% of people start their Mohamed Ali Mosque visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mohamed Ali Mosque
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Mohamed Ali Mosque, Cairo Reviews
Super beautiful sunset view like heaven. I was there in December 2017. Watching the sunset from the Citadel, you can easily tell the color difference of air up and down the cloud. The sun seems like floating on cappuccino, staying in the middle of sky. The sun and the city were separated by a layer of foamy like cloud. Dark pyramids under shinny sun makes the contrast. Just amazing. My wife and me were travelling to Cairo on our own for vacation for the first time. Most of the Egyptian we met were nice and friendly. Google map had been super helpful for my whole stay. P.S.:網劇冒險王衛斯理之支離人中,白素被催眠走到高處,就在這裏。
the first time you get inside this mosque, you will take a breath automatically while you see the big lamp hanging inside. The architecture are very classic and epic. Suck a throwback to the past and rethinking how they build it. The best spot to take photos is near exit gate of its mosque, where you can capture whole lamps and yourself with a good natural lighting. Do not forget to mind your step inside because some birds fly freely inside and they left "footprints" on the carpet.
It's very huge monument but like all in Cairo dusty not reconstructed very well. Atmosphere is there like in some nice pleasure meeting point because there is shadow so people rest there because citadel is on top of hill and you are expose to sun all the time. Architecture is very typical for Muslims. Cost 100 egp. Restaurant is there but strange nobody is there.
So fantastic historical place. Let's your memory travel and relax with the Islamic monuments
Ah well designed mosque with beautiful lights hanging around. Our guide mentioned the lights was more that 300 bulbs.
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